Paul Hsieh on Highlights from the Personality Theory Workshop
Radio Interview: Wednesday, 23 October 2013
I interviewed Paul Hsieh on "Highlights from the Personality Theory Workshop" on Philosophy in Action Radio on Wednesday, 23 October 2013. You can listen to or download the podcast below.
In early October, I gathered a few close friends in Atlanta to discuss the ins and outs of personality theory. We focused on various theories of personality, as well as the effects of personality differences at work, in parenting, in personal relations, and in activism. In this episode, my husband Paul and I shared the highlights.
Dr. Paul Hsieh is a physician in practice in South Denver. He is the co-founder of Freedom and Individual Rights in Medicine (FIRM). He has written scores of op-eds, mostly on health care policy, as well as articles for The Objective Standard. He blogs offbeat tech news at GeekPress.
- Duration: 1:05:35
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- About the Personality Workshop
- Our interest in personality theory
- The Myers-Briggs types
- Strengths and Weaknesses of Myers-Briggs
- The DiSC Types
- DiSC in communication
- The Five Factor Model and its problems
- Major take-home points learned
- NoodleFood: Introduction to DiSC
- Philosophy in Action: The Validity of Introversion and Extroversion
- Philosophy in Action: Five Love Languages
- Philosophy in Action: The Value of Studying Personality
- Philosophy in Action: Personality and Sense of Life
- Philosophy in Action: Innate Personality
- Myers-Briggs Basics
- The Highly Sensitive Person by Elaine Aron
- Highly Sensitive Person Test
- Wikipedia: Personality Disorder
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I'm Dr. Diana Hsieh. I'm a philosopher specializing the application of rational principles to the challenges of real life. I received my Ph.D in philosophy from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 2009. My first book, Responsibility & Luck: A Defense of Praise and Blame, is available for purchase in paperback, as well as for Kindle and Nook. The book defends the justice of moral praise and blame of persons using an Aristotelian theory of moral responsibility, thereby refuting Thomas Nagel's "problem of moral luck."
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